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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, but a nonprofit, a charity in its filing with the irs saying its mission is education. which means it pays no taxes and its corporate members get a tax write-off. its legislators get a lot, too. >> in wisconsin, i cannot take anything of value from a lobbyist. i cannot take a cup of coffee. at alec, it is the opposite. you are wined and dined for days in order to hear about the special legislation. the head of shell oil fluid on his private jet to come to this conference. the head of one of the largest utility companies was on the panel. he is presenting to legislators. they clearly brought in some of the biggest corporate needs and special interest-dom and in meetings with legislators. >> the united states of alec. we will return to the special report by bill moyers in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we turn to part two of "the united states of alec." a special report by bill moyers airing this week on lawyers in company, but premiering today of here on "democracy now!" >> the most important business hap
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
preschool education. everybody looked the same. everybody acted the same. everybody was expected to learn in the same way. woman: go, guys, go! hendrick: but times have changed. now we live in a diverse, multicultural, multiethnic world. and as teachers, we have a tremendous responsibility to not only teach multiculturally but, whenever we can, to practice it in our own classroom. i'm joanne hendrick, author of the whole child and your guide to this video series. in this program, we're going to look at the ways in which we can help by providing, when we can, multicultural and non-sexist education for the children in our care. we'll see children and teachers in action from a number of early childhood programs, family daycare homes, head start, university-based schools, and private infant centers and preschools. we'll hear teachers discuss some of the typical problems they face and their solutions when trying to create a respectful, open environment for all their children and families. children like to feel good about themselves. they enjoy the feeling of not only knowing who they are but a
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
out. bail us out. do not cut education or health care. >> [chanting] >> i am here today because i fought for democracy here in spain when i was young. and 64 today. now i am fighting which has cost us so much sweat and blood. they are setting us back to where we were when i was a girl. when i was young, this is what we had. hunger. now we are going back to that. we are going in this direction because they will not touch their own salaries. >> [chanting] >> i have come here today because i think we see every day people who have a chance to tell the politicians and the financial system that we have had it. it can't be that all the weight of this crisis is forced onto the people and workers. >> there has been a large scale police assault that makes no sense because it has been a protest with no violence. it is an unsustainable situation. we have no idea where we are going and it is troubling. there seems to be no remedy. >> some of the voices from the protests tuesday in madrid. on thursday, the spanish government is expected to announce further austerity measures. the bank of spain
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. well-educated, well-traveled, cultivated, walters, like morgan, had a taste for precious objects. nevertheless, he felt it was important to include a raphael in his collection. in 1901 walters acquired the madonna of the candelabra, believed to be at least partly by the master's own hand. scholars attribute the virgin and child to raphael and the angels to an assistant. walters proudly displayed his madonna in a gallery which he built adjacent to the family house in baltimore. owning a raphael had a significance beyond that of acquiring a beautiful work of art. he was the only artist whose prestige had endured all changes of taste and fashion. the next raphael acquisition marked the coming-of-age of america as a nation of collectors. the small cowper madonna, which mrs. gardner had coveted, was sold to the wideners in 1914 for the highest price that had ever been paid for a painting. outside philadelphia, the wideners built one of the grandest estates of the gilded age. here, they lived the life of american princes. p.a.b. widener made his fortune in street railways. he was eecti
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and male? not to mention those in between. to work at keeping the entire community fed, educated and safe? democratic womanism, democratic socialist womanism, would have as its icons such fierce warriors for good as vandana shiva aung san suu kyi, wangari maathai harriet tubman yoko ono frida kahlo angela davis & barbara lee: with new ones always rising, wherever you look. recent writers for instance: you're also on this list that it must up or be unable to finish. just know i've stood you in a circle that includes happy to be surrounded. there is no system, there is no system now in place that can change the disastrous course the earth is on. who can doubt this? the male leaders of earth appear to have abandoned the most appear to live now entirely in their heads. they murder humans and other animals forests and rivers and mountains every day they are in office and never seem to notice it. they eat and drink devastation. women of the world, is this devastation us? what we kill whole continents for oil or anything else rather than limit the number of consumer offspring we produce and lear
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to college to get an education. it is a safe place. statistically, one of the safest places you can be. there is a mentality that carrying a weapon should be an everyday occurrence, when you get ready to go to class, to dinner, you pick up your wallet, your books, and you're gone. it is just absurd. -- your gun. >> colorado announced that students carrying guns would be allowed to keep weapons in a limited number of housing units. this is how one person reacted to the news. >> it is sort of a policy of separate but equal. if you want to exercise your second amendment rights, you have to live in a segregated dorm essentially. it is probably going to be the safest dorm on campus. i know a lot of people who do not have carried and conceal permits asking to live in that door, because they know it is not going to get robbed, criminals will not target it. >> noah molotch? >> family housing here is housing for students of the university who have families. if i had a family as a student, i would be rather appalled that everyone with a gun will be placed next door to me. i do not agree that tha
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
to climb back up again in terms of women drinking while they're pregnant. it's the more highly educated, the more high income, typically white women who appear to be escalating their alcohol use. i think, in part, folks feel very comfortable that this problem was addressed and successfully licked back in the 80's and that it's something we can move on away from at this point. and that is absolutely not the case. smoking also increases the risk of premature delivery and low birth weight. in fact, babies whose mothers smoke are at greater risk for sudden infant death syndrome. calvin john hobel: sometimes it's hard to look at just the effect of smoking by itself, because smoking women have other habits that compound the effect of smoking. for example, nutrition. women who smoke tend to have poor nutrition. they may also be the person who's not taking their vitamins so they have a folic acid deficiency. so when you combine poor nutrition and not taking adequate vitamins, then in combination, that can lead to more serious problems. women often become more health conscious when they become p
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